Recent Stories on Sparks

December 18, 2014

Sara is one of six student coordinators of Brown Refugee Youth Tutoring and Enrichment, a refugee tutoring program that matches Brown students with refugee students in Providence.  She has worked with BRYTE as a tutor for four years.  This was her second semester as a coordinator.

Sara Winnick ’15
December 16, 2014

Anthony, Sandra, and Dipal are community fellows for Partnership for Adult Learning (PAL), an organization that promotes partnerships between Brown students and adults with developmental disabilities in Rhode Island. 

Anthony Jang '15, Sandra Yan '14.5, Dipal Nagda '17
December 12, 2014

Kelly McGlynn is a senior concentrating in Environmental Studies. Kelly is a member of the Food is Medicine group in the Healthy Food Access Tri-Lab.

Kelly McGlynn '15
December 10, 2014

Olivia is a sophomore concentrating in Public Health. She is community fellow for the Rhode Island Urban Debate League and debate coach at Paul Cuffee Upper School and Alvarez High School.  

Olivia Veira '17
December 5, 2014
I see food as a medium for social change. Food is this universal connection between everyone.
Sophie McKibben '16, Storyteller for Good
December 5, 2014

Sarah Cowles ’17 is the student coordinator for the Brown SAT/College Prep Program

Sarah Cowles ’17
December 3, 2014

Mya is a member of the 2014-15 TRI-Lab on Healthy Food Access. With her TRI-Lab colleagues she is working to develop a sustainable model for bringing fresh fruits and vegetables into low-income neighborhoods.

Mya Roberson '16
December 1, 2014
Swearer Center
December 1, 2014

Hannah is a coordinator of Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere (HOPE). She participates in nighttime outreach walks once a week with the Rhode Island Homeless Advocacy Project.

Hannah Cole '16
November 20, 2014

SHAPE (Sexual Health Advocacy through Peer Education) strives to create an environment in which students at the MET school in Providence can engage in open and honest discussion about sexuality and sexual health. This year’s Community Fellows for the program are Marlees West ‘15 and Emily Westgate ‘16. Marlees is a Senior concentrating in Psychology with a focus in education. Marlees has coordinated the Peer Education Program for the past two years and taught in the classroom the year before. Emily is a Junior studying Public Health and currently coordinates SHAPE 1 & 2; she also taught in the classroom for a year. 

Marlees West ‘15 and Emily Westgate ‘16
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